Jan 5th, 2011 publishUpdated   Sep 10th, 2021, 4:48 pm

The Amazon Appstore — the internet retailers attempt to take advantage of Android’s open strategy and consumer’s general annoyance with Google’s handling of app sales — has opened its doors to developers as of today. Makers of apps can register and submit their software; the store will launch to the public later this year.

It remains to be seen how exactly Android users will respond or how Amazon will present the didigtal storefront, but if it becomes successful it opens up a whole new avenue for finding quality Android apps. We’d still prefer for Google to finally launch their overhauled web component for the Android Market so that we can find all of our apps in one place, but if third party stores will help separate quality from crap we will support the notion for now.

[via BGR]